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March 16, 2020 Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Sarah Cawthon March 16, 2020

Movement for Marijuana Legalization

As states continue to introduce legislation and initiatives to legalize marijuana and open marijuana business opportunities, the Dispensary Permits team will keep you informed with our Marijuana Weekly Updates. If you missed last week’s updates, you can view them here. Since then, the following legislation has been introduced:

Dry States

The following states do not have any laws allowing for medical or recreational use of marijuana.

South Dakota — Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe will vote this week on legalizing medical and...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

CBD Program

The following states introduced legislation to allow qualified patients to possess and consume cannabidiol, a marijuana derivative.

Alabama — A plan to legalize and regulate medical marijuana products in Alabama won approval...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Kentucky — Kentucky legislators will soon have a floor vote on whether to advance the study of...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Mississippi — A ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana in Mississippi suffered a blow on...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Tennessee — Sen. Steve Dickerson's medical marijuana bill passed through the Tennessee Senate...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Virginia — Possession of small amounts of marijuana will no longer be punishable by jail time in...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

Medical Marijuana

The following states introduced legislation to allow qualified patients to possess and consume medical marijuana.

Arizona — An Arizona group that six months ago announced grand plans for a rival proposal to...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Arkansas — The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission is preparing to consider whether to...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Florida — The House last week approved a THC cap for medical marijuana. But the proposal, on...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maryland — The Maryland House of Delegates passed a bill on Wednesday that would expand...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Jersey — New Jersey's top court said on March 3, 2020 that medical marijuana patients...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico — New Mexico is seventh on the list of states with the most dispensaries per capita...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has rejected a proposed amendment to the state's...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oklahoma — Home delivery of medical marijuana, a shorter dispensary setback from schools...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Utah — A new bill again tweaking Utah’s medical marijuana program received a favorable...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

West Virginia — Day 60 of the regular legislative session generated conflict before the House of...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

Recreational Marijuana

The following states introduced legislation to allow individuals 21 years of age and older to possess and consume marijuana.

Massachusetts — Amid an outbreak of coronavirus in Massachusetts, the state’s cannabis regulators...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Pennsylvania — Research teams from eight Pennsylvania medical schools are preparing medical...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates

Vermont — On March 12, 2020 a conference of committee was assigned for the House and Senate...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Washington — Social equity applicants for marijuana businesses in Washington state will be able to...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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